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Author Caron, Vicki, 1951-

Title Uneasy asylum : France and the Jewish refugee crisis, 1933-1942 / Vicki Caron
Published Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, [1999]
©1999

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Description xi, 605 pages ; 24 cm
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Refugee Policy and Middle-Class Protest During the Great Depression, 1933-36 -- 3. The Conservative Crackdown of 1934-35 -- 4. The Great Invasion I, 1933-36 -- 5. Loyalties in Conflict: French Jewry and the Refugee Crisis, 1933-May 1936 -- 6. Refugee Policy During the Popular Front Era -- 7. Breaking the Impasse: Colonial and Agricultural Schemes During the Popular Front Era -- 8. The Deluge: From the Anschluss to Evian -- 9. The Impact of Appeasement -- 10. The Crosscurrents of 1939 -- 11. The Missed Opportunity: Refugee Policy in Wartime -- 12. The Great Invasion II, 1936-40 -- 13. The Politics of Frustration: The Remaking of the Jewish Relief Effort, 1936-40 -- 14. The Path to Vichy: Continuities and Discontinuities in Jewish Refugee Policy -- 15. Conclusion
Summary This book, which draws on a rich array of primary sources and archival materials, offers the first major appraisal of French responses to the Jewish refugee crisis after the Nazi seizure of power in 1933. It explores French policies and attitudes toward Jewish refugees from three interrelated vantage points: government policy, public opinion, and the role of the French Jewish community
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references [559] - 579 and index
Subject Jewish refugees -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish refugees -- Government policy -- France.
Jewish refugees -- zFrance -- History -- 20th century
Public opinion -- France.
Jewish refugees -- France -- Public opinion.
Antisemitism -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- France -- History -- 20th century.
France -- Ethnic relations.
LC no. 98036350
ISBN 0804733120 cloth alkaline paper